Aug. 15, 2003

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State will play host to the 2004 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship first- and second-round games March 20 and 22, in St. John Arena (13,276), the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee announced. Ticket information and prices for the NCAA women’s basketball first- and second-round games in Columbus will be sent with Ohio State season ticket applications. Information regarding tickets for non-season ticket holders will be available in mid-October. Individuals interested in receiving detailed ticket information about the NCAA games can call 1-800-GOBUCKS or send an e-mail to and brochures will be sent when they become available.

Additional site for March 20 and 22, include: The Pit/Bob King Court (15,983) University of New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. McKenzie Arena (12,000) Tennessee-Chattanooga Chattanooga, Tenn. Adams Center/Dahlberg Arena (7,321) University of Montana Missoula, Mont. The Liacouras Center (10,206) Temple University Philadelphia, Penn. The Thunderdome (6,000) UC-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, Calif. Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center (11,682) Florida State University Tallahassee, Fla. Wells Fargo Arena (14,141) Arizona State University Tempe, Ariz.

The following sites will play host to games March 21 and 23: James H. Hilton Coliseum (14,100) Iowa State University Ames, Iowa Frank Erwin Center (16,079) University of Texas Austin, Texas Pete Maravich Assembly Center (13,340) Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, La. Cassell Coliseum (10,052) Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Va. Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314) Duke University Durham, N.C. Bridgeport Arena at Harbor Yard (8,754) Fairfield University Fairfield, Conn. Williams Arena (14,625) University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minn. Joyce Center (11,418) University of Notre Dame South Bend, Ind.

Regional events being held March 27 and 29 include: East Regional – Big East Conference Hartford Civic Center (15,024) Harford, Connecticut West Regional – Univ. of Washington Bank of America Arena (10,000) Seattle

The following sites will play host to games taking place March 28 and 30: Mideast Regional – Old Dominion Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,639) Norfolk, Virginia Midwest Regional – Univ. of Oklahoma Lloyd Noble Center (11,528) Norman, Oklahoma

The 2004 NCAA Women’s Final Four, hosted by Tulane University, will take place April 4 and 6 at the New Orleans Arena (17,841) in New Orleans.